Monthly Archives: July 2012

Night & Day

WED ▪ 11 Based on the short stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann, Offenbach’s opera The Tales of Hoffmann is an episodic work in which a drunken...

Aren’t Bruce Jenner, Kenny Rogers, Wayne Newton Proof Enough?

A University of North Texas study looked into the motivations behind seeking plastic surgery. Guess what? Gender doesn’t really matter. At least that’s what...
Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.

God and the Principal

Everman High School teachers are divided over what happened in an April faculty meeting with Principal Nita Page. No one disputes that the principal,...
Ridglea Theater might become AEG Live's Fort Worth outpost.

AEG to Book Ridglea?

Tickets go on sale Friday for the first show in the historic Ridglea Theater since 2010. New Orleans hard-rockers Down’s show on Tuesday, Sept....

The Price of Friendship

Am I wrong in thinking it’s a little inconsiderate to invite people you barely know to a birthday party at a fancy-in-the-pantsy, high-priced steakhouse?...
As part of their documentary on Como, Fort Worth filmmakers Betsy and Carl Crum film Brother Barry.

More than One Square Mile

Growing up in small-town East Texas, Betsy Crum watched a lot of television. And like many who were glued to the tube at an...
Pop-punk quartet Perdition’s debut full-length, Hispaniola, is an ode to twentysomething life on the ledge.

Killer or Filler?

Perdition’s Hispaniola Will punk ever die? Not as long as bands like Perdition keep cranking out hooky records. The Fort Worth quartet’s debut full-length ––...
James Blake’s “Coastal Oaks at Montecito”

Gallery

Limited or artificial light is the theme of Brand 10 Artspace’s new show, whether it’s James Blake’s nighttime woodland drawings or Janaki Lennie and...
Alec Baldwin looks on (or does he?) as Ellen Page and Jesse Eisenberg make out in To Rome With Love.

Woody Goes To Rome

Set in the Eternal City, Woody Allen’s latest comedy, To Rome With Love, is a ragged but not unenjoyable piece that feels like something...
Ice Age: Continental Drift

A Fourth Ice Age

If you buy a ticket to see Ice Age: Continental Drift, you will see a lovely, clever, surprisingly moving animated film that ends in...